Hurtigruten’s new Explorer ship Roald Amundsen has been launched at Kleven shipyard in Ulsteinvik, Norway.
The first of two hybrid ships Hurtigruten will add to its fleet, Roald Amundsen is a 140-metre cruise ship that will accommodate 530 passengers and travel at a speed of 15 knots.
Named after the Norwegian Antarctic explorer, the 20,889GT vessel will feature a two-level indoor/outdoor observation deck, Amundsen Science Centre and three Nordic restaurants.
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